[Mageia-i18n] A bit short on time

Yuri Chornoivan yurchor at ukr.net
Fri May 11 20:03:46 CEST 2012

написане Fri, 11 May 2012 15:37:42 +0300, Romain d'Alverny  
<rdalverny at gmail.com>:

> We have several options:
> a. keep the current PHP array - current and not satisfying situation
> b. move to .po/gettext - I've had terrible experience with that in the
> past (gettext being not thread safe)
> c. move to .lang files (see
> https://svn.mozilla.org/projects/mozilla.com/trunk/locales/fr/newsletter.lang
> for an example)
> and that, of course, is provided that a particular section of the
> website is localized.
> I'd favor c. (same principle than b. with lighter, simpler
> implementation) but I'm open to b. if someone has an option/update
> regarding thread-safety (I'm not discarding the excellent initiative
> from Yuri here - if I understood correctly, it's to provide a bridge
> between PHP arrays and .po file, right?)

Right. Can you test it:


before moving to something else? Thanks in advance for testing.

> Then we could manage to make a part of the website summarizing all
> .lang files available to translate so you can pick up yours and submit
> it.

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